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    1999 Expedition 5.4L Eddie Bauer running thread

    All poster and vehicle animosity aside.... Today, it gets the knock, the rattle, and the tire/stud... fixed. (The Honda too, actually. 2 vehicles, 2 shops, 2 "hook-ups.") $450 deal is a go. No other updates, as of yet. All good? ....
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    Expedition problems

    Apologies on the post frequency.. it is not "intentional." Simply a reflection of the pace that events have been happening. Always has been... Anyways, this new noise troubles me. It originally had a "similar" noise that went away, aftee changing the oil.. now, yesterday, I hear this, AFTER...
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    Are wheel studs routine for tire shops, or..

    ..or, does that fall under the realm of "Mechanical Repair" and need more than the tire shop can do? It is the 99 Expie. Why am I thinking of a "spindle." This wheel is coming off ASAP. <img src=""...
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    Would you buy a used car battery for $50

    I see a Duracell one... I think it says ProCell.. I believe that, if I buy it, and let it charge a few days on my CTEK battery charger, that it will do just fine. (I also charge the NAPA battery I got replaced up that way, as well. It is sitting in the cold, but it is sitting fully charged, so...
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    Is this Canon ImageFORMULA DR-6030C scanner missin

    g pieces? ... I found a scanner, at work. We believe we need a scanner, to scan BOLs and such, for increased productivity. The question I have is.. what all will be needed to get this printer functional, and then, how does it work. ? (scanner) Here are the pics...
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    Police beat up an Indian man

    <a href="" target="_blank">Alabama police officer charged with assaulting Indian man</a> It sure seems like he was looking for his son's house, but spoke little English; seems he was unfamiliar with this country. He got beat up. Let's hear...
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    18-wheeler "slip stream"

    When I was young, my father told me: To save gas, ride right up on the [censored] of a tractor-trailer (18-wheeler) and you would "save gas by being in the slip-stream." Did it for a few seconds, too. Now.. I know how absolutely and incredibly un-safe that is. So I never have. But... Is there...
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    Squeaks and rattles from under the truck

    Hello there... Wife is freaking out as to a lot of "squeaks and rattles" from under the truck. "Mostly over potholes and bumps." I also am gonna give the PS fluid a change, ... but, this question is as to the squeaks and rattles. Any idea what I should do, or tell her? I was under the...
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    I still have the Blazer. Fun for all on this one

    Yep! I still got it. 1993 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer Tahoe LT, 4.3L V6 VIN W. <img src="" class="post-image" alt="" /> Was just thinking to self.. Needs "the Spiders," and some sort of other things. Just about everything...
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    Getting my Samsung Galaxy Mega to work with Kies

    I must be doing something wrong. It says "Connected," (?) but it must not like my phone or something. Am I doing something wrong here? I will reboot... Let me see if I STILL HAVE THIS ISSUE AFTER I DO SO.
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    I feel wonderful

    Hello, all! <img src="/forums/graemlins/10.gif" alt="Cheers1" title="Cheers1" height="18" width="55" /> I feel wonderful. I have a day off, I am caffeinated, the Expedition is driving around the Newark area (Lyons Ave etc etc,) I am at a Dunkin Donuts (Iced Coffee, thank you,) I am not getting...
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    A 2004 Volkswagen Passat caught fire?

    I am a little sketchy on the details, but. Co-worker said 2004 Passat. May have had the 2.0. Mentioned "oil and wires" - ?? ... caught fire. Thankfully, everyone was ok. What could have happened here?
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    <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" /> What is the FIRST thing I do for this??? Checking spark plug wire as we speak..
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    Chips on chrome wheels

    Need new wheel? Or can they "touch this up?" Check out the 12 o'clock, 2 o'clock, 6 o'clock and 9 o'clock positions. I found 3 matching CHROME wheels.. I know I need at least 2. Thinking about that 3rd. Have not seen them, but. I need a "refresher" in wheel polishing, anyways.. <img...
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    Are Master Keys real?

    As far as "car keys." I saw on shows that repo guys have them... is that true? A lie? How? I have been thinking about this lately (spurred by me examining my car door, and trying to figure out exactly how they got in my Honda. If the window rolls down as usual then I will be even more...
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    Will finding matching headlights and turn signals

    .. be hard? I lost access to my EBay (I failed to reset my password) .. and I remember "bulb sockets." I know I should look for a matched pair of headlights? *For my 95 Civic
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    Blizzard Warning in New Jersey

    Is everyone making plans to stay safe? <img src="" class="post-image" alt="" /> It does not yet look that bad, (in the Elizabeth NJ area,) but. Getting windy. And phone NWS alert just went off...
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    A question about warfare.. for those who have been

    Hi, there. So, as you all know, I saw the movie "American Sniper" over the weekend. It was a good movie, but not something that I would want to see again. However, it did re-kindle a question that I had, and I would like to ask it here, of our former and active Military members, who have seen...
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    What is this thing? (Ingersoll Rand)

    <img src="" class="post-image" alt="" /> It looks.. brand new.
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    Let's talk about it. ? (I know nothing of the foosball, so, please.. discuss.)